Take heed of earthquake cautions
Editorial Cartoon by Michael Escañuelas Earthquakes have been shaking the Western Hemisphere quite frequently in the past few months. From Haiti to Chile and most recently Mexico, uneasiness about the tectonic plates shifting raises the ever present question of preparedness for when a quake’s epicenter is near your... 
First Person: Teeter-tottering for ALS
Andy Leavins and John Leggett took their turn in a 24-hour teeter-totter marathon, Thursday, April 1 in Sneaky Park. The Phi Delta Theta members sponsored the event to help raise money for research for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, often called Lou Gehrig’s Disease. The fraternity sold shirts and bracelets and... 
Carly Hill News Editor Salsa music filled the Campus Center Ballroom on Monday night as students, parents and University guests danced the night away. The event was put on by Ritmos Latinos, a salsa-dancing club at the University of La Verne. “I think it’s important to have this event because I want people to experience... 
Tree falls outside Stu-Han
Rachel Gordon, Schelcy Nava and Chantal Croutzel file a police report with La Verne Police Department Officer Marty Weinreb after a large oak branch fell on Croutzel’s Ford Explorer and another car outside the Stu-Han Residence Hall shortly before noon Monday. The owner of the second car, a Ford Mustang, was not... 
First steps may not leave big prints
Kevin Garrity, Editor in Chief Is it time to breathe yet? Is the health care debate finally over after months of political posturing? Answers seem to point in the direction of yes after President Obama signed the law a few weeks ago, but after the entire process, it still seems like an initial step to improve the American... 
CNN reported this week that a former Catholic Bishop in Norway recently confessed to sexually abusing an altar boy 20 years ago. The fact that he could not keep his secret after 20 years is a reminder of how serious a crime sexual abuse is and how it should not be taken lightly. Unfortunately leaders of the Catholic... 
Rebecca Bravo Staff Writer A panel of three speakers at Scripps College expressed, using a variety of examples, that people don’t need to be traditionally coupled-up to be happy. The Wednesday event “Being Single, Gay Marriage, and In-Between,” looked at relationships and the pressures society places upon them. “I’m... 
Mark Vidal Editorial Director If you listen to “I’ve Been Here So Long” just once, I guarantee you will tap your foot, bob your head and then press repeat. One For The Team is a relatively new indie rock/pop band started in 2006, but is already promoting its junior full-length album, “Ghosts,” which offers... 
Haneman talks probate at faculty lecture series
Victoria Haneman, associate professor of law, delivered a lecture, “120 Hours Until the Consistent Treatment of Simultaneous Death Under the California Probate Code.” Allen Easley, dean of the College of Law, participated in a discussion during the lecture. The Faculty Research Committee and La Verne Academy sponsored... 
Rebecca Bravo Staff Writer “Geisha” means artist in Japanese, but throughout the history its meaning has also been tied to prostitution. The lecture, “Geisha: Artists or Prostitutes,” was given by Gloria Montebruno-Saller at 10:20 a.m. March 31 in the University of La Verne Campus Center Ballroom. Through much... 
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